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How do I fix a “Failed to download package files” error?
How to fix 'Check your Internet connection' error in software center?

I want to install Google Chrome, i.e., Chromium, on Ubuntu 11.10.

I went to the Software Center, and then tried to install Chromium.

But the error shown was check your Internet connection but the net was working fine.

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marked as duplicate by jokerdino, Eliah Kagan, Jorge Castro, RobotHumans, Thomas Ward Sep 2 '12 at 17:17

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Chrome is based off Chromium, if you want Chrome got to the google page, – Uri Herrera Aug 4 '12 at 7:03

Then do this,

To install Google Chrome in Ubuntu , press Ctrl – Alt – T on your keyboard to open Terminal. When Terminal opens, run the commands below to add Google repository key.

wget -q -O - | sudo apt-key add -

sudo gedit /etc/apt/sources.list.d/google.list

When the file opens, add the below line and save it.

deb stable main


sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install google-chrome-stable
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It's just a simple thing. Go to Click on download and save the file.

Open terminal (ctrl+alt+T) and just type

sudo dpkg -i 

Drag and drop .deb package you downloaded and enter. Give user password and your Chrome will be installed.

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